Nov 19, 2011 3:00am PST
and yelling, a bunch of little kids. >>peter: what did you think, sammy, when you and your cad dad were trying to get to school? >>guest: i thought they were kicking us and hitting up and we were trying to get through to school, i trying to get a job by going to school and learn. >>peter: this has been going on for a while. has it been loud? >> yeah. and during math we cannot listen to them because all we hear are the chants and everyone gets distracted. >>peter: what do you think about what they are doing? what lesson does that teach you about treating people in your life? >>guest: i think they are just rude people and they should get a job. party peter like your dad and mom. what do you want to be when you are 21? your ambition? >>guest: well, probably in the military. >>peter: not part of occupy wall street, though? >>guest: yeah. >>peter: sorry you had to go through that, and we are delightedded you came on with us, today, so maybe you will come back and talk about something happier next time. happy holidays. good to see you. so you are going to keep going to school and push through the cr
Nov 17, 2011 7:00am EST
the >>> and we gotd a birthday girl. what's your name? >> sammy. >> how old are you today? >> 10. >> double digits. all right. cool! happy birthday. very nice. mr. lauer? >> mr. roker, thank you. when we come back how you can own some never before seen footage of marilyn monroe and some of the icon's other personal items. but first, these messages. ♪ ugh... ugh... ♪ aahh. aaahh! you will win this. faster, faster. ♪ yes. [grunting noise] the target 2-day sale starts next friday morning at midnight. are you ready? has focused on making the best-tasting... sour cream for over four generations. it's made with farm-fresh cream that's 100% natural. no preservatives. and no added hormones. ♪ do-do a dollop of daisy lucky for you, air optix brand has a lens approved for up to 30 days and nights of continuous wear. that's why we recommend them most for people who sleep in their lenses. visit airoptix.com for a free one-month trial offer. ♪ [ grandma ] ok. ♪ ah. then we will all do it together. treats. teets...teets...teets... yeah. look at this. [ female announcer ] it seems like the bes
Nov 18, 2011 2:00pm EST
district in new york, dr. sammy jaffrey a pharmacologist and faculty member at cornell college has developed a promising new technology for studying r.n.a. in cells and has just started a biotech exen, all with n.i.h. support. time and time again, basic research has been a game changer and economic incubator. take the biotechnology company genentech, for example. it was founded on discoveries made in our universities and those discoveries were made with financial support of grants from the national institute of health. and those federal funds proved to be a very good investment. the company has created over 11,000 jobs and the company created products that have had mauge effects on the health and economic well being of our nation. they develop drugs that treat certain leukemia, arthritis, and breast cancer. n.i.h.-funded research has also had a major impact on the lives of those suffering from multiple sclerosis. m.s. is a painful disease that often strikes young women with children. thanks to n.i.h. research, drugs have been developed that are now in the marketplace that mean m.s.